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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1993
  • pp: 858–860

Nonlinear absorption study of a C60–toluene solution

D. G. McLean, R. L. Sutherland, M. C. Brant, D. M. Brandelik, P. A. Fleitz, and T. Pottenger  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 18, Issue 11, pp. 858-860 (1993)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.18.000858


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Abstract

Nonlinear absorption at 532 nm in a C60–toluene solution by using 8-ns and 30-ps laser pulses is reported. The transmittance for both pulse widths is fluence dependent. A five-level model of C60 is described that yields excellent agreement with both pulse-width data sets for incident fluences as high as approximately 1 J/cm2. Additional phenomena observed at higher fluences indicate that other mechanisms may be active and contribute to optical limiting in this regime. The application of C60 as an optical limiter material is discussed.

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History
Original Manuscript: January 6, 1993
Published: June 1, 1993

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D. G. McLean, P. A. Fleitz, T. Pottenger, R. L. Sutherland, M. C. Brant, and D. M. Brandelik, "Nonlinear absorption study of a C60–toluene solution," Opt. Lett. 18, 858-860 (1993)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-18-11-858


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